In this edition of NC Family Medicine Today, we speak to Dr. Alexa Mieses-Malchuk, a faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina about why all North Carolinians should receive a COVID-19 vaccine, especially historically marginalized populations. She also discusses her advocacy role in family medicine and how she was recently interviewed for Oprah Magazine.
In addition, Dr. Shannon Dowler, Chief Medical Officer for NC Medicaid, joins us to discuss the state's efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. She tells family medicine practices how they can begin preparing to vaccinate their patients now, even though supply and distribution points are limited at this time. However, she talks about how family physicians will be crucial as further vaccine becomes available, and how they can work with their patients now to address vaccine hesitancy.
Meet the new president of the NC Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Jessica Triche, who practices at Vidant Chocowinity Family Medicine and lives in Bath, NC. Dr. Triche discusses three lessons she has learned from her mentors and why mentoring is so important in developing the future healthcare workforce. Dr. Triche also discusses her own journey into leadership positions in medicine.
In this episode of NC Family Medicine Today, Dr. Tom Wroth, President and CEO of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), discusses the future of family medicine and primary care in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Medicaid Transformation in North Carolina, the move to value-based healthcare and the results of the recent election. He discusses how CCNC specifically and primary care practices in general have pivoted to deal with all the changes 2020 has thrown at the practice of medicine.
This month's edition of NCFM Today features an interview with Dr. Shannon Dowler, Chief Medical Officer for North Carolina Medicaid. Dr. Dowler talks about her leadership journey, how COVID-19 impacted her role at Medicaid, and the key differences between activism and advocacy. She also offers advice on how young physicians can begin their advocacy journey
Dr. Mary Hall, Senior Vice President of Medical Education and Chief Academic Officer at Atrium Health in Charlotte, discusses her leadership journey in family medicine both at Atrium and through the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Dr. Hall also discusses developing future leaders and the healthcare workforce of the future.
NCAFP Past President Dr. Tamieka Howell answers the question: what do family medicine, mentoring, social jsustice, boxing and advocacy have in common in this informative 13 minute discussion of her career and what she wants to impart to future family physician leaders.
NCAFP President Dr. David A. Rinehart discusses what it has been like to be a frontline family physician during a pandemic and discusses how the NCAFP has pivoted to better serve its members during these unprecedented times.
NCAFP Board Member Dr. Shauna Guthrie discusses the intersection of primary care and public health in the time of COVID-19, as well as what brought her to North Carolina.
NCAFP EVP Greg Griggs was interviewed by John Charles Rose for "Town Talk" a public affairs program of WIZS in Henderson, NC. You can listen to the entire interview discussing the impact of COVID-19 on physicians and patients alike.
NCAFP EVP & CEO discusses the latest from the organization around COVID-19 and more.
NCAFP EVP & CEO Greg Griggs and NCAVP COO Brent Hazelett discuss the NCAFP’s initial reactions and activities around the coronavirus.